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Donovan 'Police' Campbell crowned The Contender 2012

Donovan 'Police' Campbell

The Wray and Nephew Contender second season finale brought the unprecedented scenario of a throng of Jamaicans calling for a police beating.

Sean Paul drops his Tomahawk Technique at Fiction

Sean Paul at the launch of Tomahawk Technique at Fiction Nightclub

It’s been approximately six years since Sean Paul released an album but last night, Wednesday night, June 13, 2012,  Tomahawk Technique, the artist’s fifth studio, received its Jamaican launch at the Fiction Night Club, Kingston.

Paradise Revealed - Launch of Pictures From Paradise

Mariel Brown, co-editor of Pictures from Paradise

'Chinaman' Cops Commonwealth Book Prize 2012

Karunatilaka's Chinaman cops the CW Book Prize 2012

From Human Trafficking to Partying - SVA Final Year Exhibition

'Mandines' from Lychelle McFarlane's Human Trafficking installation

One People - The Sneak Peek

Zachary Harding, co-producer of One People

1962 Productions presented a ‘sneakpeek’ of the upcoming documentary One People which is slated for release on August 6, 2012.

Etana Releases 'Reggae': The Single

Etana

Reggae songstress Etana has released a new single, dubbed ‘Reggae’. The ballad, which compares love to the thrilling rhythms of Reggae music will be featured on the next installment of the popular compilation series, Strictly The Best, set to be released in June of 2012.

Jamaica Cops Commonwealth Regional Prizes

Alecia McKenzie

Jamaica copped both regional prizes in the 2012 Commonwealth writing competitions: the Commonwealth Book Prize - snagged by Alecia McKenzie for her novel Sweetheart, and the Commonwealth Short story prize - earned by Diana McCaulay for her piece ‘The Dolphin Catcher’.

Ity and Fancy Cat Show Promises to go 'Large and Live'

Ity and Fancy Cat

The fifth season of the sketch comedy series The Ity and Fancy Cat Show, featuring the comedy duo Ity and Fancy Cat was launched on Wednesday night at the Fiction Lounge in Kingston.

Calabash 2012 Gives Taste of Commonwealth Prize 2012

Olive Senior

In 2007, the Calabash International Literary Festival teamed up with the Commonwealth Writers Prize so that the 2007 awards were announced at that year’s festival.  While a repeat is not slated to occur in 2012, audiences at this year’s Calabash will get a taste of the the CW Prize as three

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